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7 Creating Mathematical Documents

Maple allows you to create powerful documents as business and education tools, technical reports, presentations, assignments, and handouts.

You can:

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Copy, cut, and paste information

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Format text for reports or course material

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Add headers and footers

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Insert images, tables, and symbols

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Generate 2-D and 3-D plots and animations

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Sketch in the document or on a plot

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Insert hyperlinks to other Maple files, web sites, or email addresses

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Place instructions and equations side by side

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Bookmark specific areas

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Easily update, revise, and distribute your documents

In this chapter, we will create a document that demonstrates many of Maple's documentation features. For further examples, note that this guide was written using Maple.

7.1 In This Chapter

Section

Topics

Document Formatting - Add various text formatting elements

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Copy and Paste

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Quick Character Formatting

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Quick Paragraph Formatting

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Character and Paragraph Styles

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Sections

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Headers and Footers

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Show or Hide Worksheet Content

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Indentation and the Tab Key

Commands in Documents - Format and display or hide commands in a document

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Document Blocks

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Typesetting

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Auto-Execute

Tables - Create tables and modify their attributes

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Creating a table

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Cell contents

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Navigating table cells

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Modifying Structural Layout

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Modifying Physical Dimensions

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Modifying Appearance

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Printing Options

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Execution Order

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Tables in the Classic Worksheet

Canvas - Sketch an idea in the document by inserting a canvas

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Insert a Canvas

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Drawing

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Canvas Style

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Inserting Images

Hyperlinks and Bookmarks - Add hyperlinks to various sources

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Inserting a Hyperlink in the Document

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Linking to an Email Address, Dictionary Topic, Help Page, Maplet Application, Web Page, or Document

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Bookmarks

Embedded Components - Insert buttons, sliders, and more in your document

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Overview of available components

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Example using a task template

Spell Checking - Verify text with the Maple spell checking utility

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How to Use the Spellcheck Utility

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Selecting a Suggestion

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User Dictionary

Creating Graded Assignments - Create documents for automated testing and assessment

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Creating a Question

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Viewing Questions in Maple

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Saving Test Content

Worksheet Compatibility - Compatibility Issues

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Classic Worksheet interface does not support all Standard Worksheet interface features